Luftflotte 3

Oberbefehlshaber:

  • GenFeldm Hugo Sperrle, 1 Feb 1939 - 23 Aug 1944
  • GenOb Otto Dessloch, 23 Aug 1944 - 22 Sep 1944
  • GenLt Alexander Holle, 22 Sep 1944 - 26 Sep 1944

Chef des Stabes:

  • GenMaj Maximilian Ritter von Pohl, 1 Feb 1939 - 10 Jun 1940
  • Oberst Günther Korten, 11 Jun 1940 - 31 Dec 1940
  • GenMaj Karl Koller, 1 Jan 1941 - 23 Aug 1943
  • GenLt Hermann Plocher, 1 Oct 1943 - 26 Sep 1944

Formed 1 Feb 1939 from in München. On 26 Sep 1944 redesignated

HQ at:

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Feb 1939 - Aug 1939 München
Aug 1939 - Sep 1939 Roth, near Nürnberg
Sep 1939 - Jun 1940 Bad Orb
Jun 1940 - Aug 1944 Paris
Aug 1944 - 2 Sep 1944 Arlon
2 Sep 1944 - 26 Sep 1944 Mannheim-Sandhofen

Controlled the following units during the war:

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